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prices. prices up to an all-time high in california. innen effort to ease the burden, governor brown took emergency action today. kimberly tere has more on that an it seems you found one of the cheapest places for gas in the area. >> reporter: at this gas station on mcgee and north 33rd, you can see for yourself, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 4.37. 31 cents less than the state average but most say it isn't a bargain. >> i'm not working so i'm looking for the cheapest gas. >> looks like she found it. it has been busy all day with drivers looking to save at the pump. >> i try to get it where it is the cheapest and this is the area to come. >> reporter: worth the wait? >> i can say it is. >> reporter: governor jerry brown is now stepping in an unprecedented move aimed at driving down gas prices, brown directed the california air resources board to alu the production of less expensive winter blend of gas. >> winter blend is essentially a similar type of gasoline that doesn't have to meet as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, cleaner version is necessary
today as part of his west coast swing to tap into what is being called the california atm for political fundraising. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge is outside the bill graham civic auditorium where the president will appear at two events today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the presidents will be taking part in a dinner and concert fundraiser that will happen here at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. that will be tonight. all to raise more campaign cash. r & b singer john legend will be on hand to perform. and earlier this afternoon once the president arrives here he also has an event at the intercontinental hotel where alex smith is expected to attend. mr. obama spent yesterday down in l.a. doing fundraising as well. he spoke at a star studded event that included a performance by stevey wonder. his two day event could push the president over the $1 billion mark in fundraising. in september he hauled in a record setting $181 million. now despite his lackluster debate performance, the president last night struck a confident tone at the event. >> but here
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, we have been tracking this for a week, heading towards southern california. the circulation sending all the clouds and scattered showers out there. we have a chance tonight and first thing tomorrow morning for the morning commute. sprinkle or light showers. over night lows for friday morning, fremont 54. forecast model, 7:00 a.m., clouds out there, chance of a shower and tomorrow morning, you can see scattered activity. this is 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning for your friday. coming up we will look that afternoon forecast and break down another warming trend, when 80s could return. >> thank you. >>> the zoo opened its new veterinary hospital. the largest wild animal facility in northern california. the hospital is outfitted to accommodate a variety of zoo animals. >> this will allow us to treat large and small animals with most of the things they will need as they age throughout the time they are here that zoo. >> the facility replaces an older 51-year-old clinic that was smaller at 1200 scare feet. >>> the road runs through california, the key races the party is targeting for a november
on a california ballot that will raise taxes. one directly helps schools and the other has broader goals. and there's plenty of controversy with both of them. today the head of california schools weighed in on both of them. kimberly terry has a look at both propositions and what would happen if both passed. kimberly? >> reporter: it seems one thing most people can agree on is that public funding or public education desperately needs funding. how to get it? that's where the controversy comes in. let's take a closer look at what each measure is. prop 30 is a 7-year plan. it would raise income tax for californians making $250,000 or more a year. by 3%. it would also raise the sales tax by a quarter percent. the money would be used to fund k-12 and higher education. public safety programs and the remainor hoping to balance the state budget. prop 38 backed by civil rights attorney molly must knower will last 12 years and increase personal income taxes on a sliding scale. the money would be almost exclusively used for k-12 education. >> if you peel back the rhetoric. if you strip away the argu
. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growers are competing for thousands of dollars in prizes. last year's pumpkin weighed 17,000 pounds. the grower took home an $11,000 prize. we talked to some of the contestants and they said there's a lot of work that goes into this, including transporting them. growers pack the pumpkins into their pickup trucks and t
. >> it is universal. there is not a single elected official in northern california that i'm aware of who is supporting prop f. >> you've been saying this measure f, it's insane, stupid. do you still stand by that today? >> oh, absolutely. when anybody rational looks at it, there is no answer to the cleanest water that this whole state if not the country has with our hetch hetchy water. >> reporter: and while only san francisco residents will vote on this study, it has much broader implications. there are 30 municipalities in the bay area that use water from hetch hetchy, including cities in san mateo and alameda counties. if we were to replace hetch hetchy reservoir, the cost would range anywhere from $3 to $10 billion. and that would translate into an increase anywhere from 590 to 1720 a year. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> the city of oakland and the oakland coliseum are both apologizing for a late-night rave event over the weekend. multiple police departments were flooded with complaints. phil? >> reporter: that's right. some of those politicians' ears are still burning. the party that was on this wee
. >>> ahead, an investigative unit exposed unregulated oil fracking. the changes that are coming to california's energy industry. >> it would have been better if we done this 10, 20, 30 years ago. >> the nbc bay area steven stock gets answers from the state. >>> a man is accused of trying to blow up the federal reserve in new york city. we will tell you how he planned to do it next. >>> more on the big event that got the bay area buzzing tonight. this fire ball in the night sky. >>> good evening, i'm in the weather center and we will let you know when the best viewing is for the upcoming meteor shower. otherwise with, it was hot today. santa rosa 98. we will track changes in the seven day and let you know when the rain arrives in a few minutes. thirty-eight. schools. trouble, we all should help out. under thirty-eight they do. more a year. bucks. money for schools. every school dollar must be... spent on student learning. student wins. vote yes on thirty-eight. >>> decision 2012 moving from big bird to binders of wyoming thousands of women are fired up about the presidential debate and social
the next system that's starting to push in across southern california. you can see the rainfall in the north bay, along the northern coastline. it is getting very close. now, our third system in three days. what do we expect with this storm as it gets closer for the morning hours? rain will be picking up. more moderate, pockets of heavy rain pushing down in san francisco, and also the south bay. but at this point, we do expect some widespread rain for the morning hours and also a very cold start with temperatures that will be in the 40s. we'll have details on that first game of the world series. and if we expect the rain, coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you, jeff. >>> it is a surfer's worst fear, a shark attack. a 39-year-old man is dead after being attacked by a shark off the central coast. was it a great white? and when will it be safe to go back in the water? george kiriyama joins us. >> reporter: shark attacks do not happen often. and people dying from shark attacks is even more rare. what happened is sad. >> it's unfortunate it happened. and we just hope that the famil
to sell voters on his plan to save california schools. >> and i sure hope they vote yes on 30. if they don't, i'll to haven manage the austerity. and it will be austere. >> in other words, nearly $6 billion in cuts to education. prop 30 would save it by higing the income tax rate on those making over $250,000 a year and by boosting the sales tax. his opponents argued that would not only make california sales tax. the increase would apply to gasoline as well. >> a billion dollars more a year for gasoline, clothes, things we buy every day. >> that is totally false. the tax does not apply to gasoline. and they know they're wrong and they're lying. >> opponents also argue that new taxes would drive business out of california and that not all the new revenue would be guaranteed for schools. as it would be under the competing prop 38. at a proposal. when we spoke with governor brown this morning in oakland, he seemed to be at his wit's end. >> i've cut. i've slashed. i'm mr. frugal. i bring a bag lunch. i've cut my office 25%. wherever i can get my hands on spending, i'm going on squeeze. we're
been sweeping was apparently too much for the power grid in southern california. the exxon mobile refinery shut down yesterday after the facility lost power. gasbuddy.com says the heat caused a transformer at a nearby substation to malfunction. combine that with the refinery in richmond, and you have yet another perfect storm for high gas prices. the wholesale cost shot up $1.06 in one week. by friday, retail prices could spike 30 cents. if it keeps up, station owners will have to sell it at $4.75 a gallon to break even. 12 miles to the gallon in the city. blaming high gas prices on the heat is farfetched. >> the gas companies find any reason they can. it's going to be the heat. just another excuse. >> reporter: and the gas experts say if california doesn't pick up production and crank out more gas soon, we could see, worse case scenario, $5 gas. you can check out cbssf.com/gas. live in san jose, cbs 5. >>> well, they were trying to head off another disruptive demonstration. oakland city leaders gave protesters another reason to cut loose. cbs 5 reporter was there. kristen, what
commission to investigate. >> gas prices are continuing to soar in california. dianne feinstein has had enough. >> there is no reason in terms of market forces, supply, demand to have a price spike. >> in the last week the average price has increased 50¢. the oil industry and analtuctant mncsis does apartment and is not usually offered until october 31st. it is more possibly damage to the -- environment. however, this was in an effort to help with prices. >> with this impacting millions. how has this s-- spike in prices impacted? >> they have said that there has been no impact. and 21 pevehlthe country and how the debate from last week is bringing mitt romney in the polls. >> the that the pipeline explosion in san bruno but but state lawmakers are explosion [ laughter ] but [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was
of foreclosures is down in california. in fact, at a new five-year low. dataquick looks at the number of default notices which are the first step in a foreclosure process. there were slightly more than 49,000 default notices filed from july to september, down nearly a third compared to the same time period last year. several counties in the bay area were also least likely have homeowners go into default. >>> oakland bay's blue bottle coffee is cashing in on its reputation. they have eleven retail locations, one in eakd and four in new york city. >>> target announced today it plans to build another store in san francisco, just one week after opening its first store in the city. city target opened october 10. you're looking at video now of the opening. the second target store is scheduled to open october of next year. that location will include a starbucks and pharmacy. they plan to hire about 250 people. >>> today is the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. it hit the bay area at 5:04 p.m. in 1989, killing 63 people. today the red cross and the department of emergency management held a
the state this morning here in the bay area, trying to sell voters on his plan to save california's schools. he says if they vote it down, he'll have to manage austerity. those were his words to us this morning. in other words, he's talking about roughly $6 billion in cuts to education. prop 30 would save those cuts by hiking the income tax rate on those making over $250,000 a year and by boosting the sales tax a quarter of a cent. his opponents argue that would make california's sales tax the highest in the nation and would apply to gasoline as well. now, governor jerry brown says that is false, a complete lie. his opponents also argue that the new taxes would drive business out of california and that not all the new revenue would be guaranteed for schools as it would be under the competing proposition 38 tax proposal. governor brown seemed to be at his wit's ends when we spoke to him this morning in oakland. >> at my age, i just came back here to try to fix california. i don't have kids in school. i'm not going to the university. but i'm telling you as someone who knows california, we nee
genetically modified food in california. >> both sides of the issue in studio. we will go in depth and a busy weekend in the city if you haven't noticed. >> you were out and about around the city. >> there was a lot of traffic, i was able to spend time at the emergency center on perk street, a brain sensor where they try to figure out if there is going to be a problem, or problems around the city. they have been planning for the event apocalypse as we have been calling it for a year. everything went smoothly. >> could be a fun day and sitting down with our political insiders and talking about the day bait over the debate. the one with the presidential candidates and the upcoming one with vice presidential candidates. first we have breaking news. the search continues for suspects behind the death of a woman in hercules. suzie code was found in ash cor. someone entered the back house. investigators say she suffered a traumatic injury. >> she was attacked and murdered. >> i'm glad we all have supporters to honor her. she was a great woman. >> family car is missing, believed to have been stolen,
was approved yesterday by the california community college's board of governors. a trustee is now expected to be appointed in the next few weeks. the community college has until the 15th of this month to submit an action plan to turn itself around and prevent the school from possibly being closed next june. president obama's reelection campaign saw a record-breaking month for fund-raising in september. sources say the amount raised last month exceeded $150 million. that's more money raised than any other campaign this election cycle. the obama camp declined to comment on the numbers. there's no word yet on how much money mitt romney raised. the deadline to report the official numbers to the federal elections commission is october 20th. >>> the moderator for this week's presidential debate is defending himself, after receiving much criticism about his performance. some faulted faulted jim -- for letting candidates go over time. he says he feels like he accomplished his goal. >>> tensions are escalating after violence in syria continues to spill over its border into turkey. turkish troops to
building along the way. they attacked the california bank and trust. >> we have been told by california bank security that each one of these windows cost $6,000 to replace. the protesters broke 12 of these windows tonight. that's $72,000 in damage here alone. oaknd la police were not -- oakland police were not prepared , so they had to make do with the officers they could muster in a short time. >> if we don't feel we can safely approach the crowd of 250 without the officers getting hurt and also innocent savilleen whys we need to take a wait and watch situation. >> the rampage only lasted half an hour. not enough time to call in mutual aid. in oaknd la, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested yesterday after a violent street march downtown are members of an anarchist gang. about 20 arrests were made after they vandalized businesses, cars and other property. police say they were assaulted with projectiles that included bags of rocks mixed with paint. a family launches an on-line effort to find a killer after their mother was found murdered in
. this recent surge is to blame for a number of refinery problems in california, power failure in southern california and chevron fire in august. all contributing to those high prices. latest prices released from aaa this morning are just out, take a look at this, this is what has happened in the last week, if you filled up, you know it. san francisco $4.74 up 47 cents in a week. oakland up 49 cents. from a week ago. san jose 50 cents. analysts predict once that winter blend mix of gasoline begins selling we definitely could begin to see prices fall. >> if it is right, that would have a major impact on the price of gasoline, increasing our spwhraoeus by 8, 10% would be plenty to bring down california prices to norm app relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: the big question is how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are predicting that it could take a week or so. until then, we will probably continue to see prices under the $5 mark. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after occupy protesters combined with anti-war protes
on the california ballot. the two propositions both raise taxes. one helps just schools. the other has broader goals. and there's plenty of controversy with both of them. today the head of the california public schools weigh in to nbc area on the debate and kimberly tere has more on propositions 30 and 38. >> reporter: diane, state superintendent for public instruction tom turricsen wants voters to say yes on both measures. we caught up with him, but with the election so close, education and these propositions weren't far from his mind. he carefully considered both prop 30 and 38 and says both would help get more money into public schools. >> now, i'm equally strong on both, and i believe that they'll both represent a major rescue plan for the schools. without the passage of either one of them, our schools face more devastating cuts. possibly a shortening of the school year by four weeks. this would make it one of the shortest school years in the modern economy, the modern global world that we are in, and it would hurt our students' ability to compete. >> reporter: so what exactly do the measures do
of california is going to court to unmask these people. >> reporter: strong words from the governor today at the naacp convention. though he later clarified that he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the ku klux klan. >> no. what it is, is, that when people do things, sometimes they don't want to be exposed for what they are doing and this arizona organization says they are in business for transparency and they are not willing to come clean in california. i think they ought to unmask themselves. >> reporter: the governor is campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise sales tax .25% and state income tax on the rich. it's now in the hands of the court. the fair political practices commission filed a lawsuit demanding an audit of the arizona donor group americans for responsible leadership. it says in part, quote, respondent's conduct will cause great and irreparable harm to the voters of california by potentially denying them vital information regarding the true source of large sums money n answer to that lawsuit, the arizona nonprofit says, quote, this motion is the result of intens
labor protections to 200,000 care givers, nannies in california. he rejected it because he believes the bill raises the number of unanswered questions. california is the first state to ban a controversial therapy aimed at making a gay minor straight. bans nonscientific therapies that have driven people to depression and suicide. opponents argued the ban infringes on the right. >> gay rights activists are expected to protest the new archbishop. takeover the position on thursday. he was a key force behind profit 8. he'll be welcomed at most holy redeemer catholic church in the castro district. >> hopefully elsie how important this church is and what it does. there are a lost elements which unfortunately hold that position. and a place like this kind of challenges that on its own level >> in august, the bishop was arrested in san diego and charged with drunk driving. he later apologized. >> turning to campaign 2012 now, a new poll shows president obama in the lead. mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is now in one of those states nevada as he prepa
in keen, california, to provide some long overdue recognition. >> the president of the united states of america. >> president barack obama came to the place where cesar chavez lived and worked, chanting the old farm worker slogan of hope and perseverance. yes, it can be done and it was done at a place chavez named -- mr. obama named the creation of the cesar chavez national monument, a distinction he called long overdue. >> no one seemed to care about the invisible farm workers who picked the nation's food. but cesar cares. in his own peaceful way, he made other people care, too. >> the celebration was attended by chavez's family members, school children, and thousands of current and former farm workers. although obama wants to sure up votes in support for latinos in a tight presidential race, he resisted making this a political speech. >> he came this to honor the man. you know, and the legacy that cesar chavez left. >> although sha chavez was born in arizona, this place is where he did his most significant work, often working out of this very simple wooden house. the monoyou
are calling on other states for a little bit of help. >> various agencies in california are now sending people out east. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at sfo for an update on the response as well as continuing flight cancellations. >> reporter: several california agencies are responding, others on standby with you one problem that rescuers and travelers have having today, more cancellations to those cities that need help the most. >> i been sleeping on that little sofa over there. >> reporter: tommy is among thousands of stranded travelers waiting out sandy in an airport. he is trying to get back to new york where he is a grad student and doesn't want to miss class. he spent the night at sfo unable to change his flight over the phone. >> when i call them, the automated machines say the line is too much and i couldn't contact them and they hang up on me every time when i try to call them. >> reporter: more than 15,000 flights have been grounded and in the past two days almost 300 to and from sfo. california rescue crews, however are getting as close as they can to the storm and what's lef
:30, a special report. you could decide the fate of these inmates in november. the move that could end california's death count. >>> coming up in 90 seconds, what caused the transit officer to shoot at a man at the height of rush hour. >>> new at 10:00, a double homicide in vallejo. police have one man in custody, following the fatal shooting of two others. it happened in the 300 block of folk stone way in the city's glen cove neighborhood. the shooter and the two victims were neighbors, and all of them knew each other. the three though apparently got into some type of argument, one of the three men pulled out a gun and shot the other two right on the front lawn of a home. at this point, no names have been released, the alleged gunman though, is in custody. >>> a man trespass on the train tracks in san jose is in the hospital tonight after being shot by a sheriff's deputy. it happened during rush hour on the train tracks of lensen avenue in downtown san jose. that's where ktvu's heather holmes is tonight. to explain how this bizarre chain of events has unfolded. >> it was near this station at the
jumped dramatically. that is a problem unique to california. let's take a look specifically at san jose. according to aa fuel gauge report -- aaa fuel gauge report a week ago it was $4.16. yesterday was $4.38. and today the average is $4.54. in a week gas prices have jumped $0.38. this all stems from supply problems. the chevron refinery fire in richmond is producing at a reduced capacity a chevron pipeline that moves crude oil from northern california was recently shut down. >> over the last week or so there has been a couple other problems. i think the most serious one was the one at the exxon mobile refinery that seemed to be sort of the straw that broke the camels back. and that is when prices jump took off. >> reporter: analysts say california's gas is at the lowest level in ten years. what doesn't help is the states strict pollution. while prices here in the bay area are high it's even higher in los angeles with some stations have actually passed the $5 mark. a few of the station owners have actually shut down the pumps rather than charging the higher price to break even. reportin
. obama is coming to california for two days of fund raising and a couple of rallies he got a boost and puts the lowest level in the presidency and the president is going to stop in los angeles and san francisco tomorrow and in the town of keen near bakersfield and they going to designate a national monument to the former home of latino farm worker leader cesar chavez and chavez who died in 1993d much of the work for farm workers while living in east san jose. >>> and that is not the way bay area fans wanted to start the play-offs, unfortunately. >> and that is still a start. still to come, how the giants and as faired as the post season is in the full swing. >> and is the worst of it over when it comes to the sudden surge in gas prices? the latest numbers from our local metro area. . >> first, clear skies later for the bay area and must be why they call it sunday. the temperatures in the 60s, and parts of san francisco, we'll have the entire forecast after we -- [ indiscernible ] california gas prices have t an all-time average high . . >>> gas prices, it was bound to happen. >> ye
in california earlier than usual to bring down prices. winter blend gas isn't typically sold until october 31st. he hopes by selling it now it would increase supplies by bringing down prices. the high prices are changing driving habits. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: the dramatic surge in prices came after a southern california refinery went down a week ago. it came back online friday. analysts say they expect prices to stabilize in the coming days. now this might make you feel a little better this morning. a gas station in long beach has the priciest gas at $6.66 a gallon. it could be worse. >>> it may be a sign of the times, roseville police are investigating the theft of nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a shell station. stations manager says security cameras caught the thief stealing gas on three different occasions. police say a man in a pickup truck somehow disabled the meter and pumped gas into a tank in the bed of his truck. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco to raise even more money for h
, 28. north star, 25. man mouth mountain in southern california picking up 18 inches. as we look at the radar, you'll find more snow in the north and south in lake tahoe. a lot of people are stuck in the snow, including nbc bay area's own vicky wynn. we have you on the phone now. we know you're used to being up in lake tahoe but how bad is it? >> we are jokingly calling it snowmageddon, but that's a little bit. we thought we would get three or four inches of snow. we'd take the baby up for her first experience of snow. wake up monday morning, it seemed like a foot of snow on the ground already. from sunday to today i'd say we've had at least a foot and a half, if not more. we're in this area called christmas valley. my mother-in-law tells me that we actually get more snow here, but it is still south lake tahoe. over the hill, right, when you are driving in from the bay area. so, i mean, outside, absolutely picturesque beautiful. i think you're looking at some of the photos i snapped with my phone and maybe a little bit of video from today. the fleurys have been coming intermitten
night. currently the average price of gas in california is $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. in san francisco gas is averaging $4.73. oakland, san jose, $4.67. ktvu's ann rubin has more on the reason behind the price spike. >> reporter: another day, another price hike at the pump. californians are paying a record amount. gas here is 84 cents higher than the national average. >> the prices are crazy. >> people need a break. it is way too high. >> i try not to drive. >> reporter: but some have no choice. the driver has been documenting how much he spends each day and calculating how much extra he needs to work to cover the expenses. >> to the driver and the price of the fare still the same. >> reporter: at pizzaman drivers get reumbursed by the mile. -- reimbursed by the mile. >> hard to hire people. >> reporter: experts blame the spike on a power failure last week and the scale back after the fire in august, this when there are typically shortages as california switches to winter blends. that is why he is glad he can fill up for under $20. >> i am grateful and only use the bike when
a congressional investigation into the company that manufactured this drug. >> four california clinics on the list of medical centers receiving steroids located in encino, palmdale and visalia. the surgery center says four patients were treated after back pain, but none of the cases have been fatal. >> there is a huge explosion and a sound of 100 canisters of ether. it was found yesterday by a cleaning crew. because of the volatility, the sheriff department decided it was safer just to blow it up rather than tro try to move it. sheriff officials say it was package ndz 1957, and belonged to a long forgoten batch of disaster supplies. stored at the fair grounds for decade autos happening now, closure for victims of penn state coach jerry sandusky. >> a judge handed down what amounts to a life sentence this morning. he will spend 30-80 years in prison for sexually abusing 10 boys. here is the attorney for one accuser. >> when the sentence was handed down, he was very emotional. and this is plain to see what a kaj thartic moment waits for him. >> his defense attorney says he will appeal, his security
up to. expecting a mild day of brown cooler tem6 c1 pushed toward southern california. pretty much out of our area as we zoom out of it you could see mostly in the inland areas and to the south the bus. we are expecting a cloudy day is also clouding started to see widespread now. into the late morning hours by about 10 atm will be dealing with the cloud cover. some breaks of sunshine in the raphael 67 santa rosa and napa. take a look at your 7 day around the bay is showing us that we do have it locked up in store a woman and kicking in this weekend to into your next work week. what the bay below seventies are expected for the cause. the time right now is for 07 a.m.. no hot spots to report out there gate bridge nobody on the stand this morning is an easy ride as you make your way through marine county and down to san francisco to take a quick break it is for 07 a.m. when headlines coming up in a minute and a check of the markets. >> we're back talking about the market spiked it was about jobs and did not help the market. the dow finished 19 points lower. the fence in p fischer a fr
conversation on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us. >>> we have a lot of news to cover in the next hour. we have a sit down as you saw with governor jerry brown. we will talk to him about the state's finances and the push to hike the sales tax and income tax. >> there was a huge earthquake off the coast of canada. we will look the tsunami advisories but our happiest story of the day, the giants on the bripg of glory right now. this is the newspaper this morning and tonight is going to be the pivotal game that could give them the world series championships. we have a lot to talk about coming up. but first -- >> all right, hurricane sandy moving up the eastern seaboard with the storm's outer bands lashing the barrier islands off north carolina. >> right now the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, i halting a halt to all public transit in new york city at 7:00 tonight. it could affect 50 million people. suetion mcginnis has the latest from the coast of delaware. good morning, susan. >>> reporter: good morning. there is no doubt this storm is coming closer. here on the bea
. by the time you wake up tomorrow, it may be a dime higher. the average price for a gallon of gas in california is now 4.32. that's after going up nine cents just last night. and a cbs 5 reporter shows us some california gas stations are running low. kit? >> reporter: liz, it is even worse than the experts have predicted for some gas stations. for example, this chevron in san jose, on tuesday, people were complaining about a 20- cent jump overnight. since that time, the price has gone up another 40 cents. now some gas stations themselves are running empty. >> refinery-ageddon has already begun. several stations have locked up pumps after running out of gas. supply is down because a power surge knocked a refinery in torrence offline. and it's not the only one. a chevron crude oil pipeline through central california is shut down due to safety problems. and the chevron refinery in richmond still hasn't recovered from the fire in august. brace your wallets. >> we have never seen a spike like this. this is brand-new territory. >> reporter: mike has to sell regular unleaded at 4.89 a gallon just to s
supplies by 8 or 10% could be plenty to bring down california prices to normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: now the big question, how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are all over the board on this some are saying we could see prices drop in the next week. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning arm oakland city hall after protesters went on a vandalism spree. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph at 6:00 last night. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses. plus, cars parked along the street. police say they were outnumbered and were not prepared to move in and make arrests without outside help. demonstrators dispersed before help could be brought in. amy hollyfield is there now and will bring a live report in 30 minutes. >>> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested saturday after violent stretch march are members of an anarchist gang. 20 arrests were made. police say they were assaulted with projectiles, including bags of rocks, mixed with pa
of supporters. >>> california is one of five states that ignored a 2006 law requiring it to track sex offenders. 3 dozen states failed to join that program. they have given up on the effort because of how much it costs. in california it would cost $32 million. >>> hoiless are warning -- officials are warning doctors not to use products from a massachusetts company after an outbreak of meningitis. five died, most in tennessee. they contracted the disease after receiving steroid shots for back pain. >> working with the facilities to make sure the patients are notified. >> so far there haven't been any cases reported in california. the company is in massachusetts. three california counties received products from that company but none are in the bay area. >> outages at refineries in california caused gas prices to shoot up. prices around the bay jumped 10 cents since yesterday. in san francisco a gallon cost $4.43. in oakland $4.34. and san jose $4.37 a gallon. >> good news is these events are short lived. temporary in nature. once they come back -- up from their outage, it will take a number of da
will be in california to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. >>> we're now a month away from the election day, and it's the vice-president ya candidates' turn to duke it out. they'll scheduled for thursday. and mitt romney is keeping busy and the crowd at his rallies are growing. here's the latest. >> mitt romney spent a second consecutive day asking for votes in florida. >> the republican contender is ride something momentum from last week's debate. he has drawn his biggest crowds of the came pain. 6,000 last night in orlando, and 8,000 today in port st. lucy. >> you hard a chance to hear his answer or nonanswer. now, of course, days later, we're hearing his excuses, and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >> president obama arrived in california today for a two-day fundraising swing in the solidly democratic state. tonight he'll attend a star studded event at the nokia theater. celebrities on hand to support the president's eelection. over two days the obama campaign is expected to raise a minimum of $59 million. when it comes to
more than 50 crepts in many bay area cities. some california gas prices are now more than a dollar above the national average. the price hike has been blamed on refinery problems in the state. today governor brown stepped in and asked refineries to switch to a winter blend of gas, and that would relief businesses and consumers. >> if it's right, that would have major impact on the price of gasoline. increasing our supply by 8 or 10% be plenty to bring down california prices to the normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> some drivers figure they have no choice but to pay the high prices. >> we live in a state that is very resticktive. costs more to build here, do business here, more to buy gas here. >> the major problem is california has just a few refineries that produce the low emission special fuel for the state and we're in a very vulnerable position when refinery accidents happen. >> now, senator feinstein is asking the federal trade commission to investigate the recent hike in gas pricesment she wants the ftc to establish a permanent market monitoring team. now, pro
in the making. the president is honoring a california icon before heading to san francisco for faund raising push. here is video of president barack obama landing in bakersfield about an hour ago. he is there to officially announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. the property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and served as a planning and coordination center for chavez and his movement in the 1970s. afterward a dinner reception will be held for the president tonight in san francisco at the bill graham civic auditorium. john legend will perform in concert there. last night the president took the stage in los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katie perry. the president march veld at their performances and even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> everybody here incredible professionals, such great friends. they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign
de medicina contaminada. cesar ---aunque, en california no se han detectado casos, si se confirmo que aqui fueron distribuidas centenares de estas inyecciones. take 2 box ---pilar niÑo en vivo en el estudio, nos cuenta lo que especialistas le estan recomendando a la gente... pilar... take pilar live pilar live ---asi es cesar, y precisamente por eso el departamento de salud de california confirmo que se esta contactando a la gente que recibio estas inyecciones. entre 500 a 600 pacientes en california pudieron haber recibido inyecciones de cortisona contaminadas con hongos, segun el departamento de salud del estado. una contaminacion que se cree ha producido un brote raro de meningitis que ha cobrado ya la vida de 11 personas en el pais y ha enfermado a cientos mas...si usted tiene dudas la recomendacion es 3:35 lo primero es ver si se utilizo una medicina contaminada, entonces llamar al medico que le aplico la inyeccion y ver si ellos utilizaron alguna medicina contaminada 3:47 estas inyecciones de cortisona son comunmente usadas por los medicos en sus oficinas, para el rsona que tie
in southern california who came up this morning. >> how many miles is that. >> about 400. >> when are you going back. >> after the game. got to work tomorrow morning. >> oh to be young again. >> yeah a quick 22 hour day. what the heck. that's the crowd trying to get in. the game's supposed to start right now. i'm not sure they're going make it i'm excited i did a live shot in front of this crowd and nobody did anything goofy. >> those marines probably jogged all the way back. >> i love what they're doing. >> mike sugar man at the ballpark. >> san francisco can't welcome the golden state warriors for another few years but today we got a detailed look at the new arena. the 740,000 square foot venue located on the water at peers 30 and 32. it will seat around 72,500 fans. practice facilities, meeting rooms and even a movie theater. they hope to have the arena built by 2017. >> didn't you check my signature? and they said we haven't done that in over ten years. >> out of thousand of dollars because of check fraud without much help from your bank. what you can do to protect yourself. >> it's f
tax initiative proposition 30. it's one of two competing tax measures on the california ballot. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, that's causing confusion among voters and tensions between supporters and opponents of both propositions. >> conspiracy theory. >> who the hell are you? >> reporter: you can tell how heated the debate is getting when just seconds into an interview with an opponent of prop 30 we were interrupted. >> there's a conspiracy theory that you're trying to propagate. if the news wants to take your conspiracy theory and run with it -- [overlapping speakers] >> reporter: this confrontation was outside of an event featuring governor brown. >> just in case you don't know why i'm here, i want to make it real clear. >> reporter: prop 30 would bring california an estimated $6 billion a year by temporarily raising the income tax on the state's highest earners and sales tax by .25%. >> proposition 30 is about a lot of things. it's about kids. it's about teachers. it's also about the credit rating of california. it's about social harmony. it's about hope. and it's about
woman says she has the solution to california's education funding problem. how she is taking on the governor and why some say her way would do more harm than good. >> oracles towering that is expected to defend the america's cup is in pieces tonight and being towed back to port after it capsized in the churning wats ofsan francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshor
up tonight at 10:45, one woman says she has the solution to california's education funding problem. how she is taking on the governor and why some say her way would do more harm than good. >> oracles towering that is expected to defend the america's cup is in pieces tonight and being towed back to port after it capsized in the churning waters of san francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under
in california had a rude awakening this morning when they looked at the price of gasoline. the national average is $3.79 a gallon, but just look at the average in california. $4.49 a gallon-- an increase of 17 cents overnight. ben tracy tells us what's driving the surge in prices in the golden state. >> reporter: at this station in north hollywood, the price of od, has jumped 66 cents in four days. sam krikorian is the owner. >> it's been killing everybody. it's going to kill the business. it's going to affect the economy. >> reporter: five days ago, he idid $30,000 to fill his 8,000 gallon tank. it will now cost him $50,000 for a refill. $20,000 more for the same rack, same refinery, same kind of gas which is -- doesn't make any oense. >> reporter: the price spike is being caused by the temporary loss of two california refineries. one caught fire in august and a power outage closed another this week. the state uses a special summer blend of fuel to cut down on smog and almost all of it is refined in california. tom robinson owns 34 gas stations. >> california is geographically isolated and cal
and businesses near california and battery streets. some say the police over reacted and used too much force while making arrests. >>> dozens gathered at city hall today calling to officially remove suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi from office. the rally comes on the eve of the board's board to decide if domestic violence should cost him his job. they urged them to move forward with the progress towards ending domestic violence. they don't believe ross mirkarimi is qualified at this time to protect victims of domestic violence. the vote is set to come after testimony, mayor ed lee and ross mirkarimi's lawyers. his wife plans to attend the hearing in support of her husband. >>> the california highway patrol is investigating a crash that injured two bicycle riders. they were in a group of four riding on highway 29 this afternoon. the california highway patrol says a car hit them after 12:30 p.m. both bike riders suffered major injuries. the driver stayed at the scene and coping with -- cooperating with investigators. >>> the record high gas prices in california. ktvu's consumer e
in california, we have several state-wide propositions that are getting voters' attention. >> both parties are reaching out before they head to the polls. >> this election is very, very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on. the rest of it from propositions to the president, not so much. that's why the california democratic party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voter on the issue. >> you go out and say it's important, i should know the issues and i think it's e ffective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's a combination of getting stuff in the mail and seeing things on tv and the direct contact that brings the deal home. >> we spoke with a lot of people on the street who have not made up their mind. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: most people don't. >> i think it's actually rude and bad when people are trying to sway you. it's a personal opinion. and i think everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough that i can make up my own mind. >> door to door c
to an investigative reporter for the orange county register, a law firm that represents more than 120 california police unions created that play book. herrera argues it is telling to her that leaders denounced her today but didn't directly deny the existence of the play book. >> my issue with the union leadership and the -- i find it curious the mail piece they referred to they didn't deny its existence and didn't refute what it talks about. they simply continued their hatred attack against me. >> herrera is running for re-election in san jose's district 8. >>> new at 11:00, someone shot to death two people tonight in the east bay. it happened around 5:30 this evening in an unincorporated area near antioch and pittsburgh off of highway 4. when police arrived on the scene they say they found a man and woman suffering from gunshot wounds. the man was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman died at the hospital. police say they have no motive for the shooting or any suspects at this time. >>> we have new information tonight about the fire at the chevron refinery in richmond last month. the corro
of independent voters here in california suggests there was really no clear winner last night. 47% telling surveyusa president obama won and 44% mitt romney run reflecting independent voters in california. >>> both candidates are campaigning today in an all important swing state. the president has rallies in ohio and florida. romney and paul ryan will be in nevada and colorado. >>> for continuing coverage of campaign 2012 check out our website, cbssf.com. >>> in other news, there are reports that pg&e admits to having no proof that some of its pipes running through bay area cities were actually inspected. and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in martinez. so elissa, that's one of the cities where the pipes were deemed safe but never actually tested? >> reporter: well, that's right. these lines ran through some cities in the east bay and also in san jose. and according to the "san francisco chronicle," pg&e discovered this problem while reviewing the inspection history of a pipeline that was running under martinez. they found no records to confirm that the mile-long section had been fully inspec
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